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NASA trains astronauts to land on asteroid

May 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) In a space mission straight from the movie "Armageddon", astronauts are being trained to land on an asteroid, explore it for minerals and even destroy the ... Read more...

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NASA considering an outpost on the moon

February 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 3rd of February memo from NASA has revealed that a man-tended outpost is being considered in space. The new structure is proposed to be installed ... Read more...

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Make your home free from corruption, Kalam tells children

January 4th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneshwar, Jan 4 (IANS) Former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Wednesday appealed to schoolchildren participating in the Indian Science Congress (ISC) here to work to make their home free from ... Read more...

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Giant asteroid to pass between earth, moon

November 8th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 400-metre-wide asteroid will Tuesday fly past earth, closer to it than the moon's orbit.The asteroid will pose no threat to Earth, NASA says. It ... Read more...

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Asteroid longer than aircraft to whiz past earth

November 5th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) If you have an eight-inch telescope, you can catch it! A 55-million tonne asteroid, jet black in appearance and longer than an aircraft carrier, will fly ... Read more...

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Study says ‘alien’ bombardment brought gold to Earth

December 10th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that massive planetoids which crashed into the Earth late in its formation some 4.5 billion years ago might have brought gold and other ... Read more...

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NASA research could shed light on early stages of planet formation

December 10th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research from NASA has claimed that planets gained the final portions of their mass from a limited number of large comet or asteroid impacts more than ... Read more...

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Small asteroid to fly past earth: NASA

October 12th, 2010 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) A small asteroid will fly past earth early Tuesday within the earth-moon system, but with no probability of impacting earth, NASA has said.The asteroid, 2010 TD54, will ... Read more...

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China’s second unmanned lunar probe maneuvers to correct trajectory

October 3rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): China's second unmanned lunar probe, Chang'e-2, was maneuvered to correct its trajectory on the earth-moon transfer orbit Saturday.Scientists successfully activated the attitude control engines on Chang'e-2 and ... Read more...

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Man in the moon has ‘graphite whiskers’

July 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 2 (ANI): Scientists have established the presence of graphite, a form of carbon, in a lunar sample collected by Apollo 17. The new analysis also revealed that graphite has existed ... Read more...

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The Earth, moon were created much later than previously thought

June 8th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): The Earth and moon were thought to have been formed nearly 4,537 million years ago but new research suggests they were created much later.The Earth and Moon ... Read more...

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Dr. Kalam wants earth, moon and mars to be considered as single economic entity

January 6th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 6 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has said scientists should start considering earth, moon and mars as an economic complex for future habitat expansion of human beings.In ... Read more...

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Rosetta comet chaser to swing by Earth for last time on November 13

October 21st, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, October 21 (ANI): Reports indicate that the European Sapce Agency's (ESA's) Rosetta comet chaser will swing by Earth on November 13 to pick up orbital energy and begin the final leg ... Read more...

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Future astronauts may be sent to ‘gravity holes’

August 29th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 29 (ANI): If scientists have their way, then space missions in the future might see astronauts being sent to 'gravity holes'.Gravitational "sweet spots" called Lagrange points lie at ... Read more...

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Astronomers succeed in measuring size of giant galaxy Messier 87

May 21st, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Munich, May 21 (ANI): Using ESO's (European Southern Observatory's) Very Large Telescope (VLT), astronomers have succeeded in measuring the size of giant galaxy Messier 87 and were surprised to find that its ... Read more...

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Jupiter and Saturn’s migratory ways may have shaped asteroid belt

February 26th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new simulation has suggested that the asteroid belt that scientists see today may have been shaped by Jupiter and Saturn migrating from their original orbits during a ... Read more...

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Moon mission, a great event for India: Abdul Kalam

October 21st, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday said the launch of India's maiden unmanned moon mission Chandrayaan-1 was a great event for the country."What I am looking for is ... Read more...

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India’s lunar mission vital for exploring Mars: Kalam

June 26th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) India's upcoming lunar mission is vital for space explorations as moon will become an intermediate platform for Mars, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said here Thursday. With five ... Read more...

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Earth might have had multiple moons in the past

May 7th, 2008 - 11:43 am ICT by admin
London, May 7 (ANI): A new model developed by scientists has suggested that the ancient catastrophe that led to the creation of the moon may have produced additional satellites that lingered ... Read more...

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Mounting mirrors on the moon could catch aliens attention

April 30th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, April 30 (ANI): Researchers at Pennsylvania State University in State College have come up with a way of attracting the attention of aliens - mounting mirrors on the moon to ... Read more...

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Earth, Moon and Mars may have different origins

March 20th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 20 (ANI): A new study has challenged the notion that the whole solar system formed from the same raw materials, and has suggested that planetary bodies like Earth, its ... Read more...

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Lunar probe enters moon’s orbit

November 14th, 2007 - 8:35 am ICT by admin

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Lunar orbiter set to blast off

November 14th, 2007 - 2:41 am ICT by admin

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